openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2017-1279)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 104648

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

MozillaFirefox was updated to 52.5.0esr (boo#1068101)

MFSA 2017-25

- CVE-2017-7828: Fixed a use-after-free of PressShell while restyling layout

- CVE-2017-7830: Cross-origin URL information leak through Resource Timing API

- CVE-2017-7826: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 57 and Firefox ESR 52.5

Also fixed :

- Correct plugin directory for aarch64 (boo#1061207). The wrapper script was not detecting aarch64 as a 64 bit architecture, thus used /usr/lib/browser-plugins/.

Solution

Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1061207

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1068101

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104648

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1279.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-branding-upstream, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-buildsymbols, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7826, CVE-2017-7828, CVE-2017-7830